Here's why men die younger than women and how to fix it
Men die younger than women in the United States, on average. Women's life expectancy was 79 in 2021, while men's was 73, according to CDC data. The U.S. has a higher rate of avoidable deaths, which is measured as death before the age of 75, among men than any comparable country. The life expectancy gender gap can have serious implications for society as a whole. Watch the video above to learn why men don't live as long as women and what we can do about it.